Articles by: Robert T Walker

Munduruku people gather along the Tapajós River to protest a proposed dam on Nov. 27, 2014, in Pará, Brazil.

Indigenous people may be the Amazon’s last hope

by Robert T. Walker, Aline A. Carrara, Cynthia S. Simmons, & Maira Irigaray Brazil’s divisive President Jair Bolsonaro has taken another step in his bold plans to develop the Amazon rainforest. A bill he is sponsoring, now before Congress, would allow transportation infrastructure to be built on indigenous territory. Such lands cover 386,000 square miles of the Brazilian Amazon – one-fifth of the[Read More…]

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